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Bill Moyers: Grassroots Pro-Democracy Movement Must Rise to Challenge Corporate Control
Society & Culture  (tags: Solutions, U.S., Bill Moyers, Media, Democracy, People Power, Campaign Finance )

Judy
- 130 days ago - commondreams.org
Ahead of final sign-off, veteran journalist tells viewers that reaching out to their fellow citizens and neighbors is the essential task in creating the transformation so desperately needed
Then They Fight You: Plutocrats on the Defensive Against Social Justice Movements
Society & Culture  (tags: Billionaire, United States, inequality, wealth, Tom Perkins, social justice, democracy )

NotOnMuch
- 130 days ago - occupy.com
What is it like to be a billionaire in the United States? According to billionaire venture capitalist Tom Perkins, wealth is a burden made "unbearable" by people of lesser incomes when they demand equality.
July 4th - Learn the Story Behind The Story - The Great Law   video
Society & Culture  (tags: July 4th, Haudenosaunee, The Great Law, Injunuity, Deganawida, Benjamin Franklin, Hiawatha, Democracy, philadelphia )

NotOnMuch
- 244 days ago - youtube.com
When settlers arrived in the New World, they encountered the Haudenosaunee, a confederation of tribes that had already been practicing representative democracy for hundreds of years. How much influence did that existing democracy have on us today, a lot.
Chris Hedges: Let's Get This Class War Started
Society & Culture  (tags: chris hedges, democracy, economy, government, greed, history, money, oligarchy, politics, rich people, wall street, wealth )

Judy
- 498 days ago - truthdig.com
"We Americans are not usually thought to be a submissive people, but of course we are," Wendell Berry writes. "Why else would we allow our country to be destroyed? Why else would we be rewarding its destroyers?
Chomsky: The U.S. Behaves Nothing Like a Democracy, But You'Ll Never Hear About It in Our 'Free Press'
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, world, free press, Chomsky, plutocracy, democracy, really existing capitalist democracy, RECD, capitalism, Wall Street, Jobs, deficit, austerity, Europe )

Lynn
- 564 days ago - alternet.org
... Chomsky lays out how the majority of US policies are practically opposite of what wide swathes of the public wants. ... American power is diminishing, as it has been in fact since its peak in 1945, but it's still incomparable. And it's dangerous. ...
Free the Press, Buy the Tribune Company ! The Biggest Fundraiser Ever
Society & Culture  (tags: Tribune, press, newspapers, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Koch Brothers, Rupert Murdoch, The Other 98%, Indiegogo, fundraiser, democracy, free press )

Angelika
- 653 days ago - indiegogo.com
Your ONE chance to buy democracy back, help make the Tribune community owned! See the details at site and in comments.
THE KINGDOM OF FACEBOOK: HOW THE CULT OF SHARING TURNED INTO A GREEDY MONARCHY
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, politics, society, internet, society, media, cyberspace, democracy, rules, participation, worldwide webnews, politics, society, rights, ethics, freedoms, internet )

Cal
- 823 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Facebook has just announced that it would no longer be asking members for their input when changing the rules - such as data protection rules. This is not just a technical detail. It is an open admission that maybe Zuckerberg wasn't really serious about d
Our Words Are Our Weapons
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, confucius, criticism, democracy, election 2012, journalism, language, rectification of names )

Judy
- 855 days ago - truthdig.com
Calling lies "lies" and theft "theft" and violence "violence," loudly, clearly, and consistently, until truth becomes more than a bump in the road, is a powerful aspect of political activism.
NWO Police State Infrastructure Emerging
Society & Culture  (tags: Bill C-30, monitor, internet, phone, email, faxes, mail, spying, CSEC, CSIS, Canada's CIA, civil rights, Democracy, government, cover-up, ethics, humanrights, dishonesty, rights )

Henriette
- 1071 days ago - project.nsearch.com
Under construction, Canada's new $880 million electronic spy HQ in Ottawa, which will spy on Americans and the whole world. Assume that all your communications are being monitored and we live in a disguised police state already.
Wangari Maathai; A Biography
Society & Culture  (tags: Peace, Democracy, Human Rights, Sustainable Future )

Ben
- 1725 days ago - greenbeltmovement.org
Wangari Maathai is the founder of the Green Belt Movement, an environmentalist, a civil society and women's rights activist, and a parliamentarian...
Making a Prison Out of Burma
Society & Culture  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, Military Dicktatorship, Oppression, Human Rights, Democracy, United Nations Impotence )

Ben
- 2298 days ago - mizzima.com
Gagging the voice of protests and imprisoning dissidents for an incredible 65 years, pairs Burma's governing junta with some of the most repressive regimes in the history of the modern world. The verdicts are making a mockery of the justice system...
The Burma Campaign UK Headquarters:-Burma - News Updates, History,
Society & Culture  (tags: burma, myanmar, monks protest, junta, democracy, military, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, Aung San Suu Kyi's Party )

Cheryl
- 2712 days ago - burmacampaign.org.uk
National League for Democracy (NLD) won 82% of the seats in elections held in 1990. The people of Burma overwhelmingly rejected military rule yet the military continues to refuse to transfer power. History, updates, news releases, click on the links
What Freedom? What Democracy?
Society & Culture  (tags: hidden truth, democracy, usa, lies, government, dishonesty, corruption, congress, crime, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, politics, propaganda, republicans, democrats, americans, business, money, media )

Barbara
- 2748 days ago - axisoflogic.com
The idea that the United States is the freest and most democratic country on the planet has forever been force-fed into the minds of Americans. In fact, there are really no other countries in the world that can even closely approach the level of.......
   

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